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By November 30, 2018

CVA weightlifting club seeks to build more than muscles

The CVA physical education department is launching a new after school weightlifting club. The club will meet 2:15-2:55 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Each of the school’s four phys ed teachers has committed to take one night each week to train and monitor students. The club will be open to grade 9-12 student who want to […]

By May 3, 2018

Senior Trip money due May 14

Please remember the last day to purchase tickets for the Senior Trip is Monday, May 14th. You must turn in your signed permission slip, the signed contract and $40 by that date. There will be no exceptions because we must provide the cruise ship with a firm head count. Also, if enough students do not […]

By March 1, 2018

Think engineering is dull? Watch this “Dream Big” trailer

Central Valley Academy will host a showing for all Central Valley students of the highly acclaimed movie “Dream Big” at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 8 in the LGI. The presentation is made possible by Upstate Engineers. “We’re inviting all Central Valley students, regardless of their ages. We want to disprove some of their negative […]

By January 24, 2018

CVA Guidance Office launches Naviance how-to videos

The Central Valley Guidance Office has created videos to help parents learn about Naviance, an important college and career planning tool. What is Naviance? Embedded YouTube video introducing the Naviance online platform How to Log in (for parents) Embedded YouTube video showing parents how to log in to Naviance

By December 13, 2017

Herkimer BOCES names 25 CVA students to CTE honor roll

  Herkimer BOCES has proudly announced its first quarter honor roll recipients. Congratulations to our CVA students who earned the honor: Honor Roll (90-94) Jerry Barker (12) Welding & Metal Fabrication 2: 90 Jonathon Becker (11) Outdoor Power Equipment 1: 91 Kyle Brewer (11) Heavy Equipment 1: 92 Riley Brewer (11) Conservation 1: 93 Katelyn Chmiel-Reap (11) Health Sciences & Careers 1: 93 Emily Green (11) Health Sciences & […]

By December 4, 2017

Two CVA Thunder earn honors

Sophomore Gabriella Cruz and senior Kaylee Miller were each honored for exceptional accomplishments outside the regular classroom. Gabriella received an Award for Excellence following her successful completion of the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA. Each year, the congress honors and awards high-achieving students dedicated to medicine or STEM. This year she watched […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Clubs and Organizations

XIX. Clubs and Organizations The Student Council The Student Council is the student self-governing body. The Student Council is not only an advantage to the students because it gives each student a chance to voice his/her opinions on school happenings, but it also gives the choice students a chance to convert their potential leadership qualifications […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Performing Arts

XVIII. Performing Arts Central Valley Academy has a variety of arts-in-education programs. Over the past several years, we have had professional theatre companies perform and had residencies in lighting, drama and mime. Under artists-in-residency programs, we have had a painter, a sculptor and other visual artists. Students are encouraged to participate in these programs. We […]

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By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Music Department

XVII. Music Department Instrumental- Major Performing Groups (Credit-Bearing) Membership and participation earn 1/2 credit per year. The numerical grades for these groups are used when computing class rank and average for Honor Roll. Senior High String Symphonic Band Concert Band Vocal- Major Performing Groups (Credit-Bearing) Membership and participation earn 1/2 credit per year. The numerical […]

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By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Athletic Department Regulations

XVI. Athletic Department Regulations Physical Education Class Policy The following policy pertaining to Physical Education Requirements at Central Valley Academy is in effect at the present time. All students must participate in physical education grades 9-12. Exceptions to participating in class are as follows: Written doctor’s excuse Illness verified in writing by parent or nurse […]